August 2011

Stand up Comedy: Comedian Sarah Hyland Returns Home for Stand Up Show

Comedian Sarah Hyland Returns Home for Stand Up Show

Comedian Sarah Hyland returns to her native Louisville to headline a stand up comedy concert alongside Lindsay Boling and Courtney Kay Meyers. The comedian will perform starting Thursday and until Sunday at the Comedy Caravan, Louisville, Kentucky. Stand up comedian Sarah Hyland and her fellow comedians will offer Louisville six nights of stand up comedy, beginning with 8 p.m. every night.

Stand up Comedy: Katt Williams Takes on a Mexican in Phoenix

Katt Williams Takes on a Mexican in Phoenix

Stand up comedian Katt Williams performed in Phoenix on Saturday and during his stand up comedy concert he started a rather offensive change of words with a man from the audience. Stand up comedian Katt Williams is known as being one of the rawest comedians today, so one might expect that his stand up comedy concerts are not for the easily offended.

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Irish-Iranian stand-up comedian Patrick Monahan won the audience vote after competing against two other finalists and he is now officially the winner of this ITV 1?s ‘Show Me the Funny’ 2011 edition. He is now the happy possessor of £100,000 and about to embark a nationwide tour. The next step is the release of his own stand up comedy DVD.

Stand up Comedy: Comedian Adam Riches Won Edinburgh Comedy Award

Comedian Adam Riches Won Edinburgh Comedy Award

Comedian Adam Riches has won this year’s Foster Edinburgh comedy award, on Saturday, beating the post joint favorite Nick Helm and four other nominated acts. His swingball and Daniel Day-Lewis impersonation got the stand up comedian the most prestigious prize in UK comedy.

Stand up Comedy: Ray Romano Is Back to Stand Up Comedy

Ray Romano Is Back to Stand Up Comedy

After this summer’s cancellation of the Men of a Certain Age comedy show, stand up comedian Ray Roman found himself without any job. But he immediately turned to performing live stand up comedy and he can be seen at The Mirage, Las Vegas today and Saturday. As an opening act, Ray Romano will have the stand up comedian and actor Jon Manfrellotti.

Stand up Comedy: Comedian Nick Helm Had the Best Joke at the Edinburgh Festival!

Comedian Nick Helm Had the Best Joke at the Edinburgh Festival!

Stand up comedian Nick Helm has only been performing at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival for two years and already had won the award for best joke for his Snow White gag. The stand up comedian beat better-known acts including last year’s winner Tim Vine to the award created by TV channel Dave.

Stand up Comedy: Comedian Arj Barker Performs in Taranaki

Comedian Arj Barker Performs in Taranaki

Stand up comedian Arj Barker is a well known figure on the stand up comedy scene, especially in New Zealand where he currently resides. The comedian best known as Dave from Flight of the Conchords is going to perform one of his live stand up comedy shows on Saturday, at the TSB Showplace, New Plymouth. The show is starting at 7:30 p.m.

Stand up Comedy: Marc Maron Stands Up for Cleveland!

Marc Maron Stands Up for Cleveland!

Stand up comedian and host of WTF podcast Marc Maron is going to perform live at Hilarities inside Pickwick and Frolic, Cleveland, from Thursday until Sunday. The shows are scheduled as follows: Thursday, 8 p.m., Friday and Saturday, 10:15 p.m. and Sunday 7:30 p.m.

Stand up Comedy: The Nominees for the Edinburgh Comedy Awards Are Here!

The Nominees for the Edinburgh Comedy Awards Are Here!

Today, they were announced the nominees for the Edinburgh Comedy Awards. In the run for the Best Comedy Show are character act Adam Riches, leading Irish stand-up Andrew Maxwell and alternative Australian comic Sam Simmons. For the Best Newcomer, the fight is between Humphrey Ker and Thom Tuck, two of the tree members of The Penny Dreadfuls sketch.

Stand up Comedy: The Superstars of Comedy Perform at the California Center for the Arts

The Superstars of Comedy Perform at the California Center for the Arts

It rarely happens that for one night four notorious stand up comedians to perform on the same stage. But on Saturday, September 24 the California Center of the Arts, Escondido presents the Superstars of Comedy stand up comedy show, featuring comedy stars from NBC, ABC and Comedy Central. The four stand up comedians that form the Superstars of the Comedy are the famous Scott Wood, Mark Christopher Lawrence, Gilbert Esquivel and Jimmy Burns.

Stand up Comedy: Stand Up Comedian Joan Rivers Performs in Napa

Stand Up Comedian Joan Rivers Performs in Napa

Stand up comedian Joan Rivers has scheduled a comedy show in Napa, on this Friday, August 26. She brings his unique and hilarious stand up comedy show at The Uptown Theatre on 1350 Third St, Napa beginning 8 p.m.

Stand up Comedy: Comedian Joe DeRosa Comes Back with a New Release Called Return of the Son of Depression Auction

Comedian Joe DeRosa Comes Back with a New Release Called Return of the Son of Depression Auction

Comedian Joe DeRosa comes back with a new stand up comedy digital album called Return of the Son of Depression Auction. DeRosa’s new stand up comedy album is a follow-up album to his latest critically acclaimed album The Depression Auction and will be released on Tuesday, September 6.

Stand up Comedy: The Annual Fargo Comedy Festival Is About to Begin!

The Annual Fargo Comedy Festival Is About to Begin!

The Fargo Comedy Festival is going to begin this Friday, August 26. The comedy festival is only at its second edition, but it has many comedians in store for us this year. Hosted by Eric Zeis, a local stand up comedian, the Fargo Comedy Festival 2011 will take place at the downtown Fargo Civic Center, North Dakota with the first show beginning at 8 p.m.

Stand up Comedy: Mick Foley Stands Up for RAINN!

Mick Foley Stands Up for RAINN!

Former wrestling legend player Mick Foley is going to perform a stand up comedy show in order to raise money for RAINN (Rape, Abuse, and Incest National Network). The show is scheduled on Wednesday, August 24 at Governor's Comedy @ The Brokerage in Bellmore, New York.

Stand up Comedy: Comedian Louis Katz Will Perform Tonight on NBC!

Comedian Louis Katz Will Perform Tonight on NBC!

Stand up comedian Louis Katz has scheduled a comedy performance on NBC on The Late Night with Jimmy Fallon. The NBC show Late Night with Jimmy Fallon will start at 12:35 p.m. and the stand up comedian is expected sometimes during the show.

Stand up Comedy: Red Green to Perform in Cornwall!

Red Green to Perform in Cornwall!

Red Green is not a real person. He is Steve Smith’s stage persona from the Red Green Show and he is going to perform his unique stand up comedy show in Cornwall, Ontario, on October 6, with the show beginning at 7 p.m. Steve Smith, or better known Red Green, is famous for his strange stand up comedy shows in which he uses his brand of duct tape as a comedy accessory.

Stand up Comedy: Donald Glover Releases New Special this November

Donald Glover Releases New Special this November

Stand up comedian and actor Donald Glover, most known for his role in Community, in going to release a stand up comedy special on Comedy Central. The special called Weirdo is going to air on Comedy Central on November 20 and is expected to be guaranteed fun.

Stand up Comedy: Comedian Earthquake to Perform in the Crescent City Comedy Explosion

Comedian Earthquake to Perform in the Crescent City Comedy Explosion

Stand up comedian and actor who goes by the name Earthquake has joined the Crescent City Comedy Explosion at UNO Lakefront Arena, New Orleans on Saturday. The stand up comedian will be performing next to J. Anthony Brown, Nephew Tommy and Adele Givens.

Stand up Comedy: Russell Peters Will Host the Gemini Gala!

Russell Peters Will Host the Gemini Gala!

Stand up comedian Russell Peters is going to host the Gemini Awards gala, set on Wednesday, September 7 at 8 p.m. (8.30 p.m. NT). The Gemini Awards gala is the annual celebration of the best in Canadian television.

Stand up Comedy: Gabriel Iglesias Will Host a New Comedy Central Show!

Gabriel Iglesias Will Host a New Comedy Central Show!

Stand up comedian Gabriel Iglesias is going to host a new Comedy Central series called Gabriel Iglesias Presents Stand-Up Revolution. The stand up comedian is most known for shows I’m Not Fat… I’m Fluffy and Hot & Fluffy.

Stand up Comedy: Comedian Dave Pokorny Is Flying Solo!

Comedian Dave Pokorny Is Flying Solo!

Stand up comedian Dave Pokorny is about to start his new series of comedy called Flying Solo. The first show is scheduled on August 17, 2011 at Main Stage West, 104 N. Main St., Sebastopol and will feature the stand up comedian himself, performing his one-man show Based on a True Story.

Stand up Comedy: R.I.P Vic Dunlop!

R.I.P Vic Dunlop!

The famous stand up comedian, actor, inventor and entrepreneur Vic Dunlop died at the age 62 of complications of diabetes Saturday at Glendale Adventist Medical Center. The stand up comedian leaves behind a lot of grieving fans and a priceless legacy. He was truly a complete artist whose second nature was to make people laugh.

Stand up Comedy: Ventriloquist and Comedian Jeff Dunham Takes His Tour to Brookings!

Ventriloquist and Comedian Jeff Dunham Takes His Tour to Brookings!

Jeff Dunham is known for his unique stand up comedy style involving his funny puppets and his outstanding ventriloqism qualities. On Sunday, October 9, stand up comedian Jeff Dunham is going to perform at the Swiftel Center in Brookings, starting 5 p.m.

Stand up Comedy: Jerry Seinfeld Performing at Rialto Square Theatre!

Jerry Seinfeld Performing at Rialto Square Theatre!

The stand up comedian Jerry Seinfeld is going to perform one of his comedy shows in Joliet at Rialto Square Theatre, on Friday, October 28. The stand up comedy concerts is part of his new comedy tour he’s having this fall. The stand up comedy show begins at 7 p.m.

Stand up Comedy: A New Comedy Club Opens in Washington!

A New Comedy Club Opens in Washington!

This weekend marks the opening of a new stand up comedy venue called Riot Act Comedy Theater in Washington. Situated at 8th and E in the Gallery Place neighborhood, The Riot Act joins the well-known D.C. Improv as a go-to place for live stand-up.

Stand up Comedy: The Muslims Are Coming to Middle Tennessee!

The Muslims Are Coming to Middle Tennessee!

The stand up comedy tour Muslims Are Coming is in full development and on Sunday, August 14 the Muslim American stand up comedians will perform at Mercy Lounge, Nashville. The Muslims Are Coming is a national tour of Muslim-American comedians whose goal is to counter the gross misperceptions about Muslims in America that permeate the media.

Stand up Comedy: Gabriel Iglesias Goes on Stand Up Revolution Tour!

Gabriel Iglesias Goes on Stand Up Revolution Tour!

Stand up comedian and actor Gabriel Iglesias is ready to pack his comedy skills and all his jokes and start his new stand up comedy tour. The Stand Up Revolution Tour debuts at MGM Grand Hotel and Casino during Mexican Independence Day Weekend September 15 - 18.

Stand up Comedy: Comedian Michael Jr. Goes Solo for the First Time!

Comedian Michael Jr. Goes Solo for the First Time!

Stand up comedian Michael Jr. is going to record his first solo stand up comedy video on Friday, September 9 in Dallas, TX at the Southlake Campus of Gateway. The stand up comedy show called Gateway to Comedy; Laugh Until It Hurts is going to be taped in front of a live audience and the tickets for the show are free.

Stand up Comedy: Louie Anderson Performs in Schaumburg!

Louie Anderson Performs in Schaumburg!

Stand up comedian and actor Louie Anderson has scheduled a comedy show on August 11-14 at the Improv Comedy Club and Dinner Theatre in the Woodfield Mall in Schaumburg. The stand up comedy show is for 18 or older audience only and it has as topics food, family, getting older, getting and staying healthy.

Stand up Comedy: Russell Peters Plays in Breakaway, a Hockey Drama!

Russell Peters Plays in Breakaway, a Hockey Drama!

The Toronto International Film Festival will open its gates during September 8 to 18 and already there was announced an interesting film line up. One of the films very much expected to the TIFF 2011 is Breakaway, a hockey drama which has as stars stand up comedian Russell Peters and actor Rob Lowe. Breakaway’s action is set in an Indo-Canadian community.

Stand up Comedy: Stand Up Comedian Gallagher Performs at Yakima County Stadium!

Stand Up Comedian Gallagher Performs at Yakima County Stadium!

Gallagher, the stand up comedian who is best known for smashing watermelons during his stand up comedy acts is going to perform on August 26 at Yakima County Stadium, Washington. Gallagher’s stand up comedy show is a joint promotion by Carmen's Comedy Club in Selah and the stadium's regular tenants, the Yakima Bears baseball team. The doors open at 8 p.m.

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Stand up comedian Doug Benson is best known for his appearances on Comedy Central Presents, Best Week Ever and was a contestant on Last Comic Standing in the show's fifth season. On August 30 the stand up comedian is going to release a new CD and digital album called Potty Mouth. The stand up comedy show is produced by Comedy Central Records and it comes with a bonus DVD including the full, uncensored versions of all six episodes of "The Benson Interruption," the cult hit show that aired on COMEDY CENTRAL.

Stand up Comedy: Jeff Dunham Performs at the Wisconsin State Fair 2011!

Jeff Dunham Performs at the Wisconsin State Fair 2011!

The Wisconsin State Fair has reached its 5th day of festival and people are invited to come see stand up comedian and ventriloquist Jeff Dunham to perform along with his famous dolls. Jeff Dunham is set to perform tonight on the Potawatomi Bingo Casino Main Stage.

Stand up Comedy: Comedian James Acaster Stands Up, Among Other Things!

Comedian James Acaster Stands Up, Among Other Things!

The stand up comedian James Acaster is a new comer on the comedy stage, but he is starting to make his name heard, especially now when he is promoting his new stand up comedy show called Among Other Things. Starting August 8 and until August 29, James Acaster is going to perform his hilarious stand up comedy show at Pleasance Courtyard, Edinburgh.

Stand up Comedy: Late Night Comedy at SteelStack!

Late Night Comedy at SteelStack!

For the first time this year, Bethlehem is going to laugh three nights in a row at a new Late Night Comedy series offered by ArtsQuest. Situated on the South Side, SteelStack’s Musikfest Café is going to host three night of stand up comedy on August 11, 12 and 13.

Stand up Comedy: Comedian Jim Gaffigan Performs at the Meadow Brook Music Festival!

Comedian Jim Gaffigan Performs at the Meadow Brook Music Festival!

The 45 years old stand up comedian Jim Gaffigan thinks that is no better place than Michigan for his mix of classic and new stand up comedy material. Therefore, the stand up comedian is going to perform live on August 6 at Meadow Brook Music Festival, starting 8 p.m.

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She-nannigans’ Comedy Challenge at She-Nannigans House of Beer, 16 W. Division St. Chicago opened its gates on August 4. The third biannual stand up comedy challenge returns into town and waits its competitor every week to laugh their way to the $500 prize.

Stand up Comedy: Wyatt Cenac Is Comedy Person Beginning August 23!

Wyatt Cenac Is Comedy Person Beginning August 23!

Wyatt Cenac is going to release his first-ever stand-up comedy special, Comedy Person. Recorded live from the Skirball Center for Performing Arts in New York City, Cenac gets real as he discusses life in the New York, rules for growing up black, attractive neighbors, why TV is the best roommate you’ll ever have and much more.

Stand up Comedy: Comedian Dan Levy Releases New CD/DVD!

Comedian Dan Levy Releases New CD/DVD!

Named “Comedian of the Year” for 2011 at the Young Hollywood Awards, great success awaits the stand up comedian Dan Levy . COMEDY CENTRAL Records will release Dan Levy's Congrats on Your Success CD/DVD on Tuesday, August 16.

Stand up Comedy: Rabbi Bob Alper Performs Stand Up Comedy at Temple Beth Am!

Rabbi Bob Alper Performs Stand Up Comedy at Temple Beth Am!

Bob Alper is not just an ordinary rabbi. He is a stand up comedian rabbi. Rabbi Bob Alper is going to perform in Randolph at the Temple Neth Am on Sunday, Aug. 21. Gates open at 7:30 p.m. and if you buy a ticket in advance you will only pay $18. At the door, tickets cost $20.

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